KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The United States plans to send soldiers to Ukraine in April for training exercises with units of the country's national guard.
Ukraine's Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said in a Facebook post on Sunday that the units to be trained include the Azov Battalion, a volunteer force that has attracted criticism for its far-right sentiments including brandishing an emblem widely used in Nazi Germany.
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan police say they are investigating whether the killing of a prosecutor in Kampala late Monday was carried out by Somalia's Islamic extremist group al-Shabab.
Patrick Onyango, a police spokesman in the Ugandan capital, said Tuesday that Joan Kagezi, who had been a prosecutor in the ongoing trial of a dozen men facing terror charges, appears to have been the victim of a targeted assassination.
BERLIN (AP) — A prominent opponent of Chancellor Angela Merkel's eurozone bailout policies has announced that he's stepping down as deputy leader of one of Germany's governing parties and giving up his parliamentary seat.
Peter Gauweiler, who has repeatedly filed complaints to Germany's highest court against the bailout of Europe's strugglers, said Tuesday that he made his decision after coming under pressure to vote in favor of a four-month extension to Greece's bailout...
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's electoral commission has declared former military dictator Muhammadu Buhari the winner of a bitter and divisive election that is ending on a high note with President Goodluck Jonathan gracefully conceding defeat.
Commission chairman Attahiru Jega announced early Wednesday that Buhari received 15,424,921 votes to Jonathan's 12,853,162. He said among 12 trailing candidates the only woman, Remy Sonaiya, received 13,076 votes....
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials say a suicide bomber has targeted a bus with Iranian Shiite pilgrims north of Baghdad, killing six people, including four Iranians.
Police officials say Tuesday's attack happened in the town of Taji, 20 kilometers (12 miles) north of the Iraqi capital where the bomber detonated his explosives as the pilgrims were getting off the bus at a gas station.
Hospital officials said an Iranian woman and the Iraqi bus driver were...
BERLIN (AP) — German airline Lufthansa says the co-pilot of the passenger plane that crashed in the French Alps last week informed his flight school in 2009 that he had had a "serious depressive episode."
Lufthansa says the note was found in emails that Andreas Lubitz sent to the Lufthansa flight school when he resumed his training after an interruption.
The airline said Tuesday it has provided the documents to prosecutors and declined to make any...